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Look at your business from every angle, advises dental coach

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Where is your dental business now? This is the vital question asked at the start of our journey by dental business mentor Andy McDougall from Spot On Business Planing. The process with Spot On Business Planning starts by undertaking an in-depth analysis of your dental business; looking at it from every interlinked perspective. Analysis of […]

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Spot On Business Planning client scoops Best UK Practice!

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Dental business coach Andy McDougall would like to congratulate his client Clear Dentistry from Bishops Waltham in Hampshire for its recent hat-trick at the Dentistry Awards, where it scooped Best Dental Practice in the UK. The team at Clear Dentistry also won Best Patient Care in the South and Best Practice in the South East […]

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Would you hand your drill to a novice? asks dental mentor

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“It never ceases to amaze me how people just go with the flow,” says dental business coach, Andy McDougall from Spot On Business Planing. “You want a special business but you just accept what the mind benders put out there.” “If I read a book on dentistry this morning and you asked me some questions […]

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Dental business coach says hope is not a strategy

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Existing clients of Spot On Business Planning will know from experience how thorough stage one of the dental business planning process is. In order to thoroughly answer the first strategic question – where are we now – we undertake an in-depth analysis of your dental practice. In addition to completing two thorough questionnaires: financial and […]

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Join dental business mentor at BACD in London in November

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Discover how to double your profit EVERY three years “You’re in the business of dentistry but you’re in business to make money,” says dental busines coach Andy McDougall from Spot On Business Planning. “How much money depends on you: the kind of vision you have for your dental practice, your lifestyle choices and how well […]

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Beware of the average warns dental business coach

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I often read articles in the dental press from experts suggesting that to be a well-run practice you should ratchet up certain numbers, says dental business coach, Andy McDougall from Spot On Business Planning. They ask you to compare the trends in your practice numbers to industry averages as if there is absolute meaning in […]

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Leaders develop a clear vision, says dental business coach

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This week, dental business consultant Andy McDougall from Spot On Business Planning, continues his series of blogs about leadership. Andy says leadership begins with a compelling vision. You have to know where you are heading before you can ask other people to follow. And your vision needs to be captivating enough that people will want […]

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Enjoy a results-driven dental practice with dental coach Andy McDougall

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In our last blog, dental business consultant Andy McDougall of Spot On Business Planning used the analogy of the sat nav to explain the journey to achieving your goals. Here he continues along that journey to explain why becoming a results-driven dental practice is key to your success. The order and sequence of actions have […]

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Dental business mentor gets glowing feedback following BDA course

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Delegates at the BDA’s recent Business Essentials training course gave dental coach, Andy McDougall, some fantastic feedback – with 100% saying they were satisfied with the event overall. The two-day course titled ‘What every dental practice owner needs to know’ took place on Friday 3 March and Friday 27 January 2017 in London. Delegates completed […]

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What’s stopping you? asks dental business coach

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Dental coach Andy McDougall from Spot On Business Planning poses the following question: “Five frogs are sitting on a log and four decide to jump off, how many are left sitting on the log? “Five; because there’s a huge difference between deciding to jump off and actually taking the plunge.” A true decision is evidenced […]

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